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What are the most overrated places to travel? Travel writers share all


So-called bucket list destinations come with big expectations — and often big crowds too.

While overtourism can ruin many a holiday destination, it’s not the only reason vacations miss the mark. Here, travel writers who contribute to CNBC’s Global Traveler share the worst disappointments of their professional careers.

Stonehenge, UK

“Although I may have my passport taken away for saying this as an Englishman, I found Stonehenge decidedly underwhelming.

“It didn’t help that at the time I was a university student working as a tour guide, so [I] had to convince 45 Americans on our bus that they were about to undergo a life-changing experience: seeing up close a 4,500-year-old testament to…


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